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, it was impossible after impossible after impossible. >> reporter: eben alexander, a harvard-trained neurosurgeon, who was a skeptic when it came to religion,survived a near-death experience, and he now carries the memory of what he says was a journey to heaven, a journey that all his scientific training cannot explain. on november 10th, 2008, eben awoke with a searing headache. when his wife holly checked in on him, he was having a tremendous seizure. >> i said, say something. he didn't say anything, so i called 911. >> reporter: eben was rushed to the hospital. where he worked as a neurosurgeon. >> the only word we could truly make out was "help," and the rest of his verbalization was purely screaming. >> reporter: eben alexander had been stricken with an extremely rare and virulent e. coli meningitis infection that was ravaging his brain, plunging him into a coma. >> i mean, i was trying to die. >> reporter: in fact, doctors gave him almost no chance to live and told his family if he did survive, he'd be brain damaged for the rest of his life. >> his eyes were just off and cocked just like no
. >> reporter: a mild afternoon in lynchburg, virginia and eben and holly alexander are at a high school soccer camp cheering on their son. they are a perfectly ordinary family with an extraordinary story. they have been touched by a medical miracle and maybe more. >> i mean, it was impossible after impossible after impossible. >> reporter: eben alexander, a harvard-trained neurosurgeon who was a skeptic when came to religion survived a near-death experience and he now carries the memory of what he says was a journey to heaven. a journey that all his scientific training cannot explain. on november 10th, 2008 eben awoke with a searing headache. when his wife holly checked in on him he was having a tremendous seizure. >> i said, say something. he didn't say anything so i called 911. >> reporter: eben was rushed to the hospital. >> the only word woe could truly make out was help and the rest of his verbalization was purely screaming. >> reporter: he had been stricken with an extremely rare and virulent e. coli meningitis infection that was raf rajjing his brain plunging him into a coma. >> i mean,
experience, eben alexander wrote down everything he could remember, 20,000 word, in detail, the young woman on a butterfly wing. and it wasn't until he saw the picture of his long dead sister that he realized it was her. terry moran, abc news, new york. >> interesting. you know, it's like that book "heaven is for real," which is written, the account of a young boy, 4, 5 years old, who went to heaven and saw things that relayed all of that information to his parents. things that he wouldn't have known, and they never told him. so also an interesting take. >> we need a little divine intervention here in the overnight show. >> i know where i am going. >> dear lord, please get us to the day side shift. >> please help rob. >> sometime soon, please, just one time. please, dear lord. day light. long nights of sleep. thank you so much. oh. >> the daylight. >> god's like, nah. [ laughter ] >> we'll be back after this, don't go far. pray for us, and her, please. >> mainly him. >> announcer: "world news now" continues after this from our abc stations. >>> well, things may seem out of sorts these days,
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